well, now here's a look at some other stories making news early today in america. california, take a look at these dramatic pictures of what's being called a fire tornado. more than 4,000 acres have burned in the angeles national forest and wildfires like this one are known to create their own wind conditions. a thousand campers and others were evacuated since the fire grew, breaking out on sunday. in mississippi, hurricane isaac has caused more than 5,000 dead rodents to wash up along the gulf coast, and that number could actually double. the dead swamp rats are not only an eye sore -- pretty gross -- they could even create a health hazard, so now local officials are asking the state to help in the clean-up. and, finally, california's world-renowned muscle beach lived up to its name as men and women have clearly spent more time weight lifting than most of us ever will strutted their stuff for judges.